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Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future: The Cybersecurity Strategy for the Homeland Security Enterprise

On Monday December 2nd, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the release of the Agency’s Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future:  The Cybersecurity Strategy for the Homeland Security Enterprise.

As the document notes, “Cyberspace forms the backbone of our modern economy and society.  The Blueprint outlines an integrated and holistic approach to protecting our nation’s cyberspace.”  In short, “The Blueprint calls for a coordinated effort across the homeland security community to protect our nation’s critical information infrastructure and build a safer and more secure cyber ecosystem.  Specific actions range from hardening critical networks and prosecuting cybercrime to raising public awareness and training a national cybersecurity workforce.”

Click here FACT_SHEET_-_Blueprint_for_a_Secure_Cyber_Future[1] to view the Blueprint Fact Sheet that summarizes the scope and direction of the initiative.